Available in 2022
Course code



10 units


2000 level

Course handbook


This course builds on students’ basic programming skills to develop the knowledge and skills used to develop applications utilising touch interfaces, mobile platforms and event-driven programming.



  • Semester 2 - 2022

PSB Singapore

  • Trimester 1 - 2022 (Singapore)


  • Semester 2 - 2022

Replacing course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): INFT2050. Students who have successfully completed INFT2050 are not eligible to enrol in INFT2051.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Write and test mobile apps, and deploy apps to a mobile device

2. Demonstrate planning for software using mobile technologies

3. Design and demonstrate user interfaces for touch-driven applications

4. Demonstrate their knowledge of mobile app design


  • Software development and programming
  • Mobile technologies
  • Touch-based and emerging human-computer interfaces
  • Mobile access to network and web systems

Assumed knowledge

INFT2012 Application Programming OR SENG1110 Object Oriented Programming.

Assessment items

Quiz: Online multiple choice quizzes x 4

Presentation: Draft project

Project: Final Project

Formal Examination: Final Examination *

* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.

Compulsory Requirements

In order to pass this course, each student must complete ALL of the following compulsory requirements:

Course Assessment Requirements:

  • Formal Examination: Minimum Grade / Mark Requirement - Students must obtain a specified minimum grade / mark in this assessment item to pass the course. - Students whose overall mark in the course is 50% or more, but who score less than 40% in the compulsory item and thus fail to demonstrate the required proficiency, will be awarded a Criterion Fail grade which will show as FF on their formal transcript.However, students in this position who have scored at least 25% in the compulsory assessment item will be allowed to undertake a supplementary 'capped' assessment in which they can score at most 50% of the possible mark for that item.

Contact hours

Callaghan, Ourimbah and PSB Singapore

Computer Lab

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term starting in week 1


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting in week 1

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